We thank President Putin. He is a smart man. But he made the proposal . President Obama has graciously accepted it. Now President Putin must tell Assad what he must do. Remembering that this is President Putin idea. Assad is not in a position to bargain. President Putin must know this. For then he has not let President Obama any choice.
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